70 THE COURIER SUN • OCTOBER 20, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.www.qns.com happenings >OCT 20-26 LIST OF 25 THINGS TO DO EDITOR’S THURSDAY, OCT. 20 1. Make your way to Asia without leaving home at Okinawa: Islands of Culture, a solo show by traditional Japanese dancer and folk singer Junko Fisher. Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library (249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Dive into movement at the Queensborough Dance Festival, a week of 28 Queens-based dancers performing a wide array of dances and styles from all over the world. Secret Theater (44-02 23rd St., Long Island City), 7:30 p.m., $15. Friday, Oct. 21 3. Fizz it up at the Cider Week Tap Takeover, with six different draft ciders plus a variety of cider cocktails featuring New York State apple-based spirits. The Queens Kickshaw (40-17 Broadway, Astoria), 5 p.m., FREE. 4. See a series of splendid fi lms at the 35th Anniversary Asbury Shorts Festival, a curated exhibition of award winners, Oscar nominees and international honorees. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 7:30 p.m., $12. 5. Fête a fabulous arts org at JCaL’s annual benefi t: Celebrating a Creative Jamaica, an evening full of performances and special guests. Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica), 7 p.m., $125. 6. Listen to the rocking tunes of another country at Arrastão: New Street Sounds From Brasil, a mix of guettos rithms such as BaileFunk, Rasteirinha, Pagodão and worldwide club music. Trans-Pecos (9-15 Wyckoff Ave., Ridgewood), 10 p.m., $10. SATURDAY, OCT. 22 8. Heal thyself at the Holistic Bazaar & Speakers Series, with vendors and talks on all kinds of wellness. Santhigram Wellness (107-14 71st Ave., Forest Hills), 2 p.m., FREE. PICK 10. Enjoy antique animation at Vintage Cartoon Circus, an hour of rare 1920s and 1930s circus-themed cartoons from historian and archivist Tommy Stathes, with ragtime piano accompaniment by Charlie Judkins. Maple Grove Cemetery (127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens), 5 p.m., FREE. 11. Learn the secrets behind the scariest special effects at NYSCI After Dark: Horror Science, with a “blood canon” demonstration, DIY prosthetic wounds and more. New York Hall of Science (Flushing Meadows Corona Park), 2 p.m., FREE. 12. Peep some pretty pictures at the opening reception for “Rooted in Queens,” a collaborative photography show focusing on all things green in Queens. Woody and Pete’s Honky Tonk Lyceum (146-49 Horace Harding Expwy., Flushing), 6:30 p.m., FREE. 13. Rock your best costume for Punk Rock Halloween Costume Party, with live music from Amber Lamps, Persona, TYDY, Bedpan Fight and Behind the Bullet. The Shillelagh Tavern (47-22 30th Ave., Astoria), 7 p.m., $5. 14. Surround yourself with royalty at the Qweendom Ball, with DJs MikeQ, Byrell the Great, and Gooddroid, MCs Princess Precious, Leggoh, and Gregg Evisu, and performances and contests all night. Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth), 11 p.m., $12. SUNDAY, OCT. 23 15. Wander through a wonderful neighborhood at the Forest Hills Walking Tour, a relaxed stroll with lots of photo opportunities. Station Square (71st Ave. & Station Square, Forest Hills), 11 a.m., $40. 16. Revel in the season at the LIC Flea Halloween Weekend, with all the usual food, drink, and goods vendors, plus Halloween-themed fun. LIC Flea (5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City), noon, FREE. 17. Excavate some history at the Queens Archaeology Talk by Associate Professor Jim Moore, who specializes in European prehistory and hunter-gatherer studies in eastern North America and Ireland. Queens Historical Society (143-35 37th Ave., Flushing), 2:30 p.m., FREE. 18. Experience live art in action at PS1’s Sunday Sessions, this week featuring a performance and conversation with Mark Leckey on his new installation, “BigBoxPS1Action.” MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City), 3 p.m., FREE with museum admission. 19. Hear hilarious music at The Capitol Steps’ performance of Mock the Vote, an afternoon of zany political satire. Queensborough Performing Arts Center (222-05 56 Ave., Bayside), 3 p.m., $45. MONDAY, OCT. 24 20. Feel a shiver up your spine at Patricia Santomasso’s See No Evil Reading Series, this week with readings from Neil Gaiman, Maria Dahvana and H.P. Lovecraft. The Astoria Bookshop (31-29 31st St., Astoria), 7 p.m., FREE. TUESDAY, OCT. 25 22. Wake up musically at The Tuesday Morning Music Club, with classical performances from Hiroko Dutton, Edmond Paul Nicodemi, Bettina Hershey Russo and Nick Russo. Community Church of Douglaston (39-50 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston), 11 a.m., FREE. ATTENTION: Want your event on this page? 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